Category Archives: Treatment Approaches and Perspectives

Letting Go …revisited

  As one would expect, January seems the month of reflection and action for many of us. Unfortunately, for me, I tend to spend WAY too much time in the reflection stage.   The few pos......

Staying Falls Free®

We hear a lot lately about  falls prevention among the elderly. Did you know, however, that falling risks do not actually increase just because you hit 65 and older? For those of you in my shoes......

Exploded View

In my defense, I have thought about posting here…but have been a little distracted:       You know how the instructions to put things like furniture together are sometim......

Exposed

The subject of visibility is stuck in my brain these days. Over the past years, I’ve watched the emerging patient advocacy movement grow and individuals living with health challenges were findin......

Blog Carnival at Partnership for Palliative Care: Why is sharing our health experiences necessary?

In the late 90’s, I began my graduate program at the same time I received my diagnosis of lupus nephritis. As both of these events collided, I discovered how my life and my health experience wer......

There once was a woman who made a collage…

I was SO eager to get my old, beat up x-country skis on this year and tour the neighborhood this snowy weekend, but I chose to wait Thursday AND Friday for a phone call with my latest test resul......

2014 Spark

As I mentioned in my last post, here is what came out of my evening insight gathering:   I was unable to capture the 3D effect of the branches, gal w/deer and a few more. My hope in doing ......

And the secret word for the year is…

  Last year, I used my blog as my journal for new adventures in urban (or technically, suburban) homesteading. Beginning in December of 2012, I started getting more focused on my life here......

Five-Minute Check In: T-Day

  The holidays are quickly approaching and I’m getting my “To-Do” list started. I anticipate the sheer size and level of expectations will, once again overwhelm me. Beginning with my meal ......

Do you want the long or short version?

Life has a funny way of keeping us humble…or at least well-versed in apologizing for dropping the ball yet again.   I knew that my September was going to go from relaxing after a full summ......